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Food in Ecuador

You’ve likely heard of chicha – the chew-and-spit alcoholic drink made in Ecuador’s amazon region. Here’s what you need to know about Ecuadorian chicha. In this post, you’ll learn about Ecuadorian chicha – but first, here’s what’s involved in making it. Please remember to keep an open mind. This is an important tradition of a [...]

Although tiny, Ecuador is a very diverse country. In this post, I’ll share 46 unusual and interesting facts about Ecuador. They include wildlife, culture, political, nature, and more. Here you can learn some things great facts about Ecuador that you probably didn’t already know. If you have any to add, I’d love to hear them [...]

Have you ever eaten prickly pear (genus opuntia) cactus fruit? I never knew cactus plants produced edible fruit until we moved to Ecuador. The only cactus plants I had ever seen in Canada were in little pots, growing indoors. When researching this post I found out that some prickly pear cactus do grow in Canada, [...]

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